# Question #3860d

##### 1 Answer

Jan 15, 2018

There are 9 sigma (

#### Explanation:

Each cyanide contains a triple bond from which one is sigma and two are pi

There are four cyanide so

Total sigma bonds= 4

Total pi bonds = 8

There are four carbon to carbon single bond

Number of sigma bonds = 4

At last there is a double bond between two carbons thus

Number of sigma bonds = 1

Number of pi bonds = 1

Adding all these we get 9 pi bonds and 9 sigma bonds

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